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 NTSB Holds Photo Availability for News Media of Evidence from the WMATA Electrical Arcing and Smoke Accident

​WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled a photo availability of the portions of damaged 3rd rail cover board and electrical system components from the tunnel where the January 12 electrical arcing and smoke event occurred. The portions of the 3rd rail cover board, damaged traction power cables and associated hardware are in the Materials Laboratory at the NTSB Headquarters in Washington, DC for examination.

WHAT:  Photo availability of portions of 3rd rail cover board and the electrical system components from WMATA tunnel accident

WHEN:  February 12, 2015, 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:  NTSB Headquarters, 490 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W., 6th floor, Washington, D.C.

This is a photo availability only; no interviews or briefings will be conducted.  No stand-ups will be permitted.

Camera crews need to report to the guard desk on the 6th floor to be badged. This event is open to credentialed video and still photography members of the news media only and a photo ID will be required to be given to the guard to receive your badge. You will then be escorted to the room where the portions of the 3rd rail cover board and electrical system components are available.

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Keith Holloway
(202) 314-6100
keith.holloway@ntsb.gov

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